Acura Wants To Dominate The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill With An ILX

Giving us further proof that Acuras look far better in race spec than in Grandpa-spec, Acura released this pretty picture of an ILX that they plan to reveal at the New York International Auto Show alongside their flagship NSX supercar. Behold, this is the endurance racer they're taking to the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. » 3/30/15 7:35pm Monday 7:35pm

Watch America's Longest Club Race This Weekend

Back in 2002, the National Auto Sport Association's 12-hour race at Thunderhill was so popular that they wanted to extend 24 hours for 2003. Then founder Jerry Kunzman asked, "Why not 25?" and the rest is history. A bucket-list item for racers everywhere was born: the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. » 12/05/14 2:44pm 12/05/14 2:44pm

The Quickest Engine Swap You'll Ever See

Earlier this month at this year's 25 Hours of Thunderhill endurance race, one of C.J. Wilson's Mazda MX-5 racecars was in P4 with three hours to go when the engine went. Another team might have just said screw it. Not these guys. » 12/20/12 12:30pm 12/20/12 12:30pm

Watch And Discuss The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill Live From Inside The…

Howdy and welcome to the 2012 25 Hours of Thunderhill endurance race, where we're bringing you a special treat: an in-camera livestream of the race from our pal Robb Holland's insanely-overpowered front-wheel-drive Audi TT-RS racecar. » 12/08/12 1:55pm 12/08/12 1:55pm

Why you don't leave your WRX unattended at an endurance race

A Subaru WRX owner went to sleep at this weekend's 25 Hour of Thunderhill race with a complete car. This is what he found when he woke up a few hours later. Resident racer and gearbox theft-culprit Robb Holland explains why you shouldn't trust a racing team with your car. — Ed. » 12/06/11 2:00pm 12/06/11 2:00pm

Top Ten Things I Accomplished While Contributing To Jalopnik

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to partake in a few motorsports events, snap a couple of blurry photographs, mistype some finishing results, and report back here on Jalopnik. Here is a top 10 list of those adventures. » 12/26/10 2:30pm 12/26/10 2:30pm

Nissan Team Diary At The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill


A lone and scrappy Nissan Sentra SE-R run by LeMons / ChumpCar alumni ran against Honda and Mazda factory efforts at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Here is how they Survived the 25. » 12/12/10 2:00pm 12/12/10 2:00pm

Western Endurance Racing Championship Decided During 25 Hour


The final race of the 2010 NASA Western Endurance Racing Championship (WERC) season was completed during the first six hours of the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. See which teams came out on top. » 12/11/10 4:00pm 12/11/10 4:00pm

Mercer Motorsports/Porsche Win The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill

It took 25 long hours and nearly 2,000 miles of racing but Mercer Motorsports won the 2010 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Mercer Motorsports won the event last year and wanted to come back to repeat. They did just that by completing 628 laps, winning the ES Class and the event overall. » 12/05/10 10:30pm 12/05/10 10:30pm

The Sun Finally Came Up At The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill

After endless hours of darkness, hard racing and fatigue, the sun rose at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill making things easier to see. With the morning light, and the end of the race nearing (but still 6 hours away), teams started to pick up the pace on a wet track. This combination led to the following great shots of… » 12/05/10 10:00pm 12/05/10 10:00pm

Rain And Darkness Consume The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill


The sun is down and the rain has arrived at the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) 25 Hours of Thunderhill. The weather has kept crews busy throwing on rain tires. » 12/05/10 12:10am 12/05/10 12:10am

Green! Green! Green! At The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill

The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) 25 Hours of Thunderhill is underway. Drivers, crews and these poor cars have just started the longest two days of their lives. » 12/04/10 11:30pm 12/04/10 11:30pm

Grid For The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill


The 25 Hours of Thunderhill is about to begin. We know that 82 cars will see the green flag but after 25 hours of racing, how many will actually see the checker? » 12/04/10 1:15pm 12/04/10 1:15pm

Hollywood Gets Its Bromance On At Thunderhill

Racers at this weekend's 25 Hours Of Thunderhill will need special shades lest they be blinded by the stars in reasonably-priced Mazda race cars: The Fast and the Furious anchor Paul Walker, and Grey's Anatomy dude Patrick Dempsey. [Willows-Journal.Com] » 12/03/10 4:40pm 12/03/10 4:40pm

NASA’s Western Endurance Racing Championship


You've raced in a few 24 Hours of LeMons and ChumpCar events which means you've already got a roll-cage installed in Mom's Oldsmobile. Where do you go from there? NASA's Western Endurance Racing Championship series. » 3/14/10 6:00pm 3/14/10 6:00pm

The NASA 25 Hours Of Thunderhill Overload Gallery

As we know, nobody was shocked to see Mazdas dominate at the 25 Hours Of Thunderhill over the weekend (go here for the results page), but it wasn't a Mazda-only deal by any means. Mustangs, Golfs, 911s, M3s, a lone Scion, and many others were in action as well, and you can check 'em all out by making the jump!

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Mazdaspeed MX-5 Takes Overall NASA 25 Hours Win, Evil Genius Miata Wins…

I'm paying the price for going up to Thunderhill yesterday (and officiating at the first-ever LeMons Scavenger Hunt today) while still reeling from the 1918 Flu, so I'm unable to slog through all the race photos and give you a nice gallery today (you can rely on our friend Señor Lavrinc to provide some excellent… » 12/07/08 8:00pm 12/07/08 8:00pm

Four Hours Down, 21 To Go: Welcome To The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill!

Our friends from Evil Genius Racing are running a trio of Miatas here at the 25 Hours, so I'm here with the Loverman to watch some racing and shoot some photos; meanwhile, nose-to-grindstone Damon Lavrinc from Autoblog is hard at work belting out live coverage. I'll have a whole bunch of photos of the action later on,… » 12/06/08 6:30pm 12/06/08 6:30pm